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Secret Recipe: Swan Oyster Depot's Classic Combination Salad

The daily queue of locals and tourists snaking outside the door and down Polk Street is testament to Swan Oyster Depot's continued status as one of San Francisco’s oldest and most beloved culinary institutions. But the proof is really in the salad dressing.

Secret Recipe: Glen Ellen Star's Brussel Sprouts with Bacon Marmalade

Feeling guilty about not eating enough veggies, but don't want to sacrifice the amount of bacon in your diet? Chef Ari Weiswasser of Glen Ellen Star has the perfect recipe so that you never have to choose between the two. 

Labor Day Recipe: The Golden Gate Shandy

Labor Day weekend is finally here and while everyone is scrambling to pick up a six-pack of PBR, we'll be sipping on this refreshing beer cocktail. 

Secret Recipe: Rye Project's Russian-Style Potato Salad

Can't think of what to bring to your Labor Day potluck? Don't fret. Adam Mesnick, founder of notable SOMA delicatessens Rye Project and Deli Board, has just the thing.

Secret Recipe: Hillside Supper Club's Trout Cake

Tired of the traditional crab cake? Looking for something with a little more punch? This Saturday brunch, dig into your own Hillside Supper Club trout cake— a light, heathy breakfast, that's hearty enough for the weekend ahead. 

Secret Recipe: Chile Pies' Country Peach Pie and Pie Shake

What in the world could be more heavenly than a Pie Shake—a piece of your favorite pie blended with ice cream and milk and then slurped through a straw?

Secret Recipe: Salmon with Tomatillo-Avocado Salsa and Jicama Salad

For this zesty recipe, former head-chef at Slanted Door and Sun Basket co-founder Justine Kelly pairs the perfect salmon with a refreshing end-of-summer salsa and salad. Try it at home tonight for an easy meal that's sure to make it into your weekly rotation. 

Secret Recipe: Starbelly's Bacon-Jalapeño Spaghetti

Did you know that Starbelly serves up to five tons of bacon each year? That's a lot of slaughtered creatures. But Babe's unfortunate loss of life is your insatiable belly's gain. Starbelly's signature Bacon-Jalapeño Spaghetti dish is also one of the Castro eatery's most popular. Now you can make it at home.

Campfire Recipe: Doña Tomás' Grilled Carne Asada with Drunken Beans

Tired of the usual hotdogs and chips fare that comes with sleeping in the great outdoors? Don't let the opportunity to cook a delicious meal over an open flame pass you by. 

Secret Recipe: Toast Bastille Day With This Refreshing Watermelon Cocktail

Break out your beret, red scarf, and horizontal stripes, and get ready to celebrate Bastille Day in style with this classy cocktail. 

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